Staying organized is KEY in graduate school! Whether you have a planner/calendar, it’s always helpful to have other tools that help you organize other aspects of the journey such as creating your grad school schedule, finding housing, tracking your internship/job applications, and etc. This spreadsheet reposititry houses six spreadsheets that are helpful to have from the beginning to the end of your graduate school journey! These spreadsheets are free and accessible as “view only” as you are to save a copy of the template and fill in/ tweak as you like! Click the image below to download and save your copy today!
Spreadsheets included:Top Graduate Schools Spreadsheet
This resource is perfect for prospective Black Grad Girls that at the beginning of their graduate school search. Fill in the columns of this spreadsheet to help you compare programs to each other, keep track of program highlights, application deadlines, and much more.
Housing Search Spreadsheet
This resource is for both accepted and graduating Black Grad Girls. Use this spreadsheet as you begin your housing search to help you keep track of areas you are interested in, apartment details, and visit dates.
Graduate Program Course Planner Spreadsheet
This resource is THE HOLY GRAIL! Each graduate program has set forth classes and requirements for graduation. It is very important to not solely rely on your advisor to keep track of your graduation status and progress. Use this resource at the beginning of each semester and throughout the year to help you plan out your graduate program courses. When the course schedule opens for the semester, don’t forget to use this spreadsheet alongside it.
Semester Assignments Spreadsheet
This resource is for current Black Grad Girls that need a visual list of all of their semesterly assignments. Once you have compiled your syllabi for the semester, fill out the spreadsheet and filter by date to get the spreadsheet in chronological order. You can print this out and keep a copy on hand for your convenience.
Internship Tracker Spreadsheet
This resource will help current Black Grad Girls keep track of which internships they are interested in and which ones they have applied to. Use this resource to fill in details regarding the internships that you have found, applications due dates, location, and pay.
Job Search Tracker Spreadsheet
This resource is for all Black Grad Girls, but specfically graduating Black Grad Girls to help keep track of prospective big girl job opportunities. Use this resource to fill in details regarding the jobs that you have found, applications due dates, location, and pay.
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